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reservoir

 [rez´er-vwahr]
1. a storage place or cavity.
2. an alternate or passive host or carrier that harbors pathogenic organisms without injury to itself and serves as a source from which other individuals can be infected.
cardiotomy reservoir in cardiopulmonary bypass, a collection chamber for blood suctioned from the heart chambers and pericardium.
continent ileal reservoir an intra-abdominal pouch having a volume of at least 500 ml and a valve created from a portion of the ileum, pulled through the stoma, and lying flat against the abdominal wall; it maintains continence of feces and is emptied by a catheter when full. See also continent ileostomy and kock pouch.
ileoanal reservoir see ileoanal reservoir.
Ommaya reservoir a device implanted in the brain for instillation of medication or removal of fluid through a catheter in a lateral ventricle. When used for the direct administration of chemotherapy, it enhances the concentration of medication in brain tissue.

re·cep·tac·u·lum

, pl.

re·cep·tac·u·la

(rē'sep-tak'yū-lŭm, -lă),
A receptacle.
Synonym(s): reservoir
[L. fr. re-cipio, pp. -ceptus, to receive, fr. capio, to take]

reservoir

(rĕz′ər-vwär′, -vwôr′, -vôr′)
n.
1. A natural or artificial pond or lake used for the storage and regulation of water.
2. A receptacle or chamber for storing a fluid.
3. Anatomy See cisterna.
4. Medicine An organism or population that directly or indirectly transmits a pathogen while being virtually immune to its effects.

re·cep·tac·u·lum

, pl. receptacula (rē-sĕp-tak'yū-lŭm, -lă)
A receptacle.
Synonym(s): reservoir.
[L. fr. re-cipio, pp. -ceptus, to receive, fr. capio, to take]

Reservoir

A population in which a virus is maintained without causing serious illness to the infected individuals.
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If needed, the volume of supplied water can be higher.The water reservoir in Malinec was built between 1989 and 1994.
Some people are worried that the water level of the reservoir is too low.
One of the pumping stations at the edge of the reservoir has been demolished after being found to be "derelict and unsafe".
"They have water already, and they just want to build this reservoir for inessential uses," said Harold "Thump" Witcher Jr., a Fannin County farmer and rancher whose land is located in the lake's planned boundary.
Since then, work and checks have been going on at the site to try get the reservoir back open to the public.
June 1967: Derwent Reservoir prior to the official opening
In this expression, g is the acceleration due to gravity (9.8 m/[s.sup.2]), h is the height of the center of gravity of the landslide body with respect to the surface of the water in the reservoir (m), [alpha] is the average dip angle of the sliding surface ([degrees]), c is the cohesion (kPa), [phi] is the internal friction angle ([degrees]), L is the length of the landslide body (m), and M is the mass of the landslide body (kg).
(5) The portion of the wellbore in the reservoir is simplified as an element node; that is, the variation in the state variables of the wellbore fluid is held constant in a reservoir.
It is indicated from Figure 3 that the petrophysical parameters of the same reservoir are not single values, and there are significant differences among the petrophysical parameters of reservoirs in different depths.
Under the terms of the arrangement agreement, Nevsun will acquire all of the outstanding common shares, and restricted share units of Reservoir on the basis of two common shares and USD 0.001 in cash for each Reservoir common share for a total value of approximately USD 365m.
They are reporting significant cost savings, especially in the nylon Cyclones as compared to a traditional Reservoir."